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Service Provided

  • Deaddiction services
  • Acute Care services separate for male and females
  • General Psychiatry Ward separate for Male and female
  • Facility for Special wards available
  • well equipped Consultation Room
  • Consultation with highly qualified and experienced faculty
  • Therapy – Biological, Psychological & Behavioral
  • Psycho-social interventions
Special Clinics 2 to 4 P.M
  • Monday---------------------------Memory and Dementia Clinic
  • Tuesday--------------------------Dead Diction Clinic
  • Wednesday------------------------Child Guidance Clinic (C.C.G)
  • Thursday--------------------------Headache Clinic
  • Friday---------------------------Marital and Psycho Sexual Clinic
Special Therapy Units:
  • Bio-Feedback therapy
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Multi Behavior Therapy
  • Brain Polarizer Therapy
  • Sex therapy
  • Aversion Therapy
  • Electro Sleep Therapy
  • Electro Convulsive Therapy
Health checkups/special investigations:
  • Pre employment mental health checkups’ mental health check up as a part of Master Health check up & Executive health check up
  • Community outreach programmes
  • School Mental Health programme
  • Psychiatric and Psychological evaluation for Organ trans-plantation program

Research Products

A. Published
  1. Chandrashekar M, Sattar FA, Swapna Bondade S, Kiran Kumar K. A comparative study of different modalities of treatment in nicotine dependence syndrome. Asian J Psychiatr. 2015 Aug 5. pii: S1876-2018(15)00167-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2015.07.009

  2. Swapna B, Sudarshan CY, Shamshad B, Burden of caregivers in Bipolar Affective Disorder and Alcohol. Int J Biol med Res, 2012, 3(3),1992-7.

  3. Experiences of Stigma & Discrimination endured by people suffering from Schizophrenia. Dr. Santosh. L et.al, Indian Jr of Psychiatry Vol 50 (1) Jan- March 2008 39-46.
B. Completed Projects:
  1. A study of Psychiatric morbidity and Psychosocial factors associated with Adolescent suicide attempts. Dr. Pradeep V.

  2. Psychosocial factors and personality profile in Early onset and Late onset Typologies of Alcohol Dependence syndrome. Dr. Niharika Singh

  3. Spectrum of CT Scan Brain findings in patients with Mood Disorders.

  4. Proof of concept study : Tramadol in Major Depressive disorder.
C. Ongoing Research Programmes
  1. Psychiatric Morbidity in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Dr. Danish Hussain P

  2. Psychiatric Morbidity in Bronchial Asthma. Dr. Shashank B.

  3. Metabolic Syndrome in patients with Schizophrenia: Relationship with socio-demographic and clinical variables. Dr. Raghul Raj P.

  4. Psychiatric morbidity in Postpartum women-A relationship between demographic, psycho-social and obstetric factors. Dr. Savitha MN.

  5. Volumetric Measurements of Hippocampus in MM using MRI. Dr. Manasa S.

  6. Psychosocial factors and Psychiatric morbidity in Female suicide attempters. Dr. Sharnita P.

  7. Detection of Psychiatric disorders in Pregnancy in Obstetric outpatient clinic. Dr. Manasa S.

  8. Psychosocial aspects of Deliberate Self Harm- A Prospective study. Dr. Hari Manasa

  9. Psychosocial aspects of Deliberate Self Harm- A Retrospective study. Dr. Hari Manasa

  10. Age at first onset of Psychiatric morbidity: A cross sectional study.
D. Case Presentations
  1. Art and Psychiatry: An interesting case Indian Psychiatric Society-Karnataka Branch: June 2010

  2. A case of Kleine Levin Syndrome. Indian Psychiatric Society-Karnataka Branch: March 2011

E. Invited Guest Lectures:
  1. Mixed Anxiety Depressive disorder an overview for General Practitioners

  2. Sleep disorders an overview for shift workers in IT professionals.

  3. Management of stress- For General Health Practitioners.

  4. Management of Depression in General practice for General Health Practitioners.

  5. Eating disorders and obesity in IT professionals

F. CME Programmes/Conferences/Academic activities:

The Department of Psychiatry conducts and takes part in various academic activities in VIMS & RC.

  1. Academic Society meetings on every third Friday of the month.

  2. Regular inter-departmental PG programmes.

  3. Attending and presenting cases at the monthly case conference of IPS-KB in IMA hall.
  4. Attending and presenting cases at the monthly case conference of Indian Psychiatric Society –Karnataka Branch

  5. Attending various PG CME programmes organized by the Indian Psychiatric Society.

  6. Lecture series for the Psychiatry PG students in the department

  7. 6.Regular Seminars/Journal club and case conferences to Psychiatry and Liaison PG’s in the department.

  8. Regular Seminars / Journal club and case conferences to PG’s in the department.

  9. Regular Seminars to Internee Medical Officers.